Opelika, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Opelika, Alabama Info Snack

Population
30,232
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$151,300
Median Income
$48,459
Median Rent
$753

Opelika SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Opelika, AL Crime Report

1,382
Total Crimes
4,483.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
81.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Opelika
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,382 4,483.8 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 168 545.1 510.8 366.7
Murder 5 16.2 7.3 5.0
Robbery 31 100.6 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 119 386.1 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,214 3,938.7 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 143 464.0 531.9 340.5
Larceny 991 3,215.2 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 80 259.6 256.5 219.9

Opelika, AL Cost Of Living

96
Opelika's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Opelika Alabama National Average
Overall 96 89 100
Services 108 98 100
Groceries 101 96 100
Health 100 91 100
Housing 80 72 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 106 103 100

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Rankings for Opelika in Alabama

Map Of Opelika, AL

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Population over time in Opelika

Year Population % Change
2019 30,232 1.5%
2018 29,798 1.5%
2017 29,372 1.2%
2016 29,030 1.7%
2015 28,544 2.1%
2014 27,956 2.1%
2013 27,381 2.4%
2012 26,738 1.8%
2011 26,253 1.5%
2010 25,867 -

Race / Ethnicity in Opelika

White
49.2% (14,871)
African American
41.9% (12,676)
American Indian
0.1% (31)
Asian
2.8% (847)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (627)
Hispanic
3.9% (1,180)
Race Opelika AL USA
White 49.2% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 41.9% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Opelika

Female
52.2% (15,791)
Male
47.8% (14,441)
Gender Opelika AL USA
Female 52.2% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Opelika for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (906)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,116)
High School / GED
30.0% (9,069)
Some College
23.0% (6,953)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,418)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (4,837)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,023)
Professional Degree
2.0% (604)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (302)
Education Opelika AL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Opelika, Alabama

Less than $10,000
8.5% (256,052)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (231,338)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (362,804)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (324,842)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (389,810)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (495,543)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (432,358)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (339,364)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (90,955)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (100,127)
Income Opelika AL USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 4.1% 7.7%

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